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(thē'sis, -sēz),
1. Any theory or hypothesis advanced as a basis for discussion.
2. A proposition submitted by the candidate for a doctoral degree in some universities, which must be sustained by argument against any objections offered.
3. An essay on a medical topic prepared by the graduating student.
[G. a placing, a position, thesis]
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Proposal development fellowships are intended to support doctoral students working on developing a doctoral dissertation research proposal as well as students who recently completed a master's degree and seek to enroll in a PhD program.
American Doctoral Dissertations is included in EBSCO Discovery Service so those customers with dissertation records in American Doctoral Dissertations can link from the database to ETDs in their institutional repositories.
This study's research sample is consisted of 32 educational sciences doctoral dissertation on leadership which have been being on YOK (Higher Education Board) database between the years of 1987-2014 in Turkey.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, California State University, Long Beach.
Through our bounded qualitative meta-study of doctoral dissertation abstracts on undergraduate honors education, we learned a great deal.
Guttenberg, the most popular politician in Germany, admitted copying part of his doctoral dissertation at Bayreuth University, which subsequently stripped off his academic title.
The doctoral dissertation experiences should not be the first time that students critically analyze relevant literature and research studies related to a particular problem or issue.
She was working on her doctoral dissertation at Indiana University.
Tucker, 2007, "Low-income African-American caregivers' experiences of having a son referred to mental health counseling by the school counselor," unpublished doctoral dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville).
Up to five awards will be granted to graduates of technical colleges, and one for an outstanding doctoral dissertation, at the annual SEPAWA Congress to take place in Wtirzburg from Oct.
The study is an outgrowth of her doctoral dissertation for the University of Tennessee; no date cited.
They celebrated Mary Pappas' completion of her doctoral program and were treated to a condensed presentation of her doctoral dissertation.

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